Up Again: Death Penalty

March 1975
National Review;3/28/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p324
The article comments on the U.S. Justice Department's request to take part in the oral argument before the Supreme Court on the case of defendant Jesse T. Fowler, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in North Carolina. Arguments against and in favor of capital punishment are also discussed.


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